Author: Ryan Kawailani Ozawa

Tech Tip: Fix Blotter for Mac

One of my favorite small utilities for my Mac is Blotter, by Delaware-based Wireload. It’s delightfully simple and elegant, putting your calendar and reminders on your Desktop. Unfortunately, it also stopped working a few...

Beyond the Pandemic

I was asked to participate in the fifth and final episode of a series of town halls marking the anniversary of the pandemic, hosted by Hawaii News Now.

Unemployment Upgrade

The Department of Labor & Industrial Relations recently announced a $10 million contract to upgrade the mainframe-based system to a cloud-based one, hiring an 11-month old Idaho company named Solid State Ops.

Who Is Every1ne Hawaii?

Who is Every1ne Hawaii?

Ever since Every1ne Hawaii burst onto the local scene in April, aligned with no less than the Honolulu mayor’s office, many people have wondered who was behind this powerful but seemingly benevolent organization. It...

Facial recognition tech, new smartphones from Samsung, Motorola

Today on KITV’s “Good Morning Hawaii,” anchor Maleko McDonnell and I discuss the latest tech headlines, including the controversial facial recognition startup Clearview AI, and new smartphones from Samsung (including the Galaxy S20 flagship and Galaxy Z Flip folding phone) and Motorola’s Razr reboot and mid-priced Moto G Power.

KITV-2019-11-05

Airpods go pro, Google gets Fitbit, and the streaming wars heat up

My latest Techspotting segment on KITV’s Good Morning Hawaii, where Maleko McDonnell and I discuss the surprise launch of Apple’s new AirPods Pro with Active Noise Canceling (ANC), the acquisition of Fitbit by Google to revitalize competition in the wearables space, and the pending launches of Apple TV+ and Disney+.